TIMO TOLKKI (ex Stratovarius) – 2017 TOUR:
Songs from my Career / More Dates Announced
Timo Tolkki is a well known and highly revered musician with hundreds of thousand of fans across the world. Best known as the creative force, behind some 17 Stratovarius releases and a member of super groups such as Revolution Renaissance (members of Helloween, Edguy/Avantasia and Thunderstone) and Symfonia (members of Helloween, Sonata Arctica, Angra and Avantasia).
Timo is also highly regarded for his two Avalon albums, where he really gathered the crème de la crème, of international metal talent including : Michael Kiske (Helloween, UnisonicAvantasia), Sharon Den Adel (Within Temptation), Elize Ryd (Amaranthe, Kamelot), Rob Rock (Solo, Impelliterri, Avantasia), Russell Allen (Symphony X), Tony Kakko (Sonata Arctica), Jens Johansson (Dio, Stratovarius, Yngwie Malmsteen), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Planet X, Solo) and Alex Holzwarth (Sieges Even, Rhapsody) to participate, receiving great commercial and popular acclaim.
In 2011, Guitar World magazine, included Tolkki in the all-time top 50 list of fastest guitar players in the world as well as counting him among the 100 most influential ever! Timo Tolkki in now embarking on a 2017 tour where he will be exclusively performing ‘Songs from his Career’ including Stratovarius favourites “Black Diamond” , “Hunting high and Low” , “Father Time” , “Against the Wind” … This “best of show” should bring back fond memories to all those who were there during Visions of Europe, but will also include a few deeper cuts for good measure..
Joining him on stage will be Keyboard player Mikko Harkin (ex Sonata Arctica, Symfonia) following their collaboration on Symphonia albums; Santtu Lehtiniemi on Bass, a highly skilled professional player and academic; Alex Landenburg (Rhapsody and many others) – one of the most exciting new drummers; and finally vocalist Mike Livas, well known for covering Angra and Queensryche. Timo handpicked Mike having discovered his faithful but also quite passionate renditions of some old Strato favourites.
Athens: Friday 21st April: Piraeus 117 Academy
Price: In Advance – 18EU / Box Office – 20EU
Tickets in Shops and Pubs:
Ticket House, Πανεπιστημίου 42 (εντός της στοάς), τηλ.210 3608366
Metal Era, Εμμανουήλ Μπενάκη 22, τηλ. 210 3304133 www.ticketpro.gr
Special offer: 2-day concert ticket for 21st April Timo Tolkki and 22nd April, Candlemass performing Nightfall. Price for both: 30EU
Madrid: Thursday 27 April: Lemon Music Live
Price: In Advance – 20€ (+expenses) / Box Office 25€
Zaragoza: Friday 28 April: Centro Cívico Delicias
Price: In Advance – 20€ / Box Office 24€
Valladolid: Saturday 29th April: Sala Black Pearl
Please follow announcements for tickets on venue page!
Valencia: Sunday 30 April: Valencia – Paberse Club
Booking tickets online: Price: In advance 18€ – 20€ (Box Office)
Stratovarius – Father Time (Vocal Cover)
Stratovarius – Hunting High and Low